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Population: 4,961

Nearby Towns: Fakenham, King's Lynn, Wells-next-the-Sea

A Norfolk town could be set to see a new business opening up on its high street.

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A dog needed veterinary treatment after being hit by a vehicle which did not stop.

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Around 500 people will be defeating dragons, defending the world, and bringing dice-throwing, card-wielding heroics to Hunstanton later this month.

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A community in Norfolk has joined the international effort to help injured wildlife in Australia.

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Hunstanton Christmas Swim in pictures

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Sunny skies greeted Hunstanton's Christmas Day swimmers as they took to the sea off the resort.

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Mobile phone users in a coastal town are experiencing poor service because a mast needs repairing.

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Twin sisters told of the day they nearly drowned as they met the lifeboatman who plunged into the sea to save one of them.

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A care home has been told by government inspectors that risks to safety are not being addressed fast enough.

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Man who died in crash with bus named

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The man who died in a crash between a car and a bus has been named.

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North West Norfolk remained Conservative with a majority of almost 14,000 last time around.

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Flowers have been left at the scene of a fatal car crash on Norfolk's main coast road.

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Updated Serious collision between bus and car on A149

Monday, December 2, 2019

Six people have been hurt, including one with life-threatening injuries, in a collision involving a bus and a car.

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D-Day hero dies aged 97

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

One of Norfolk's last remaining D-Day veterans has passed away at the age of 97.

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Swimming pool to close for a month

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Those looking for a Christmas splash will be disappointed as one town's swimming pool plans to close its doors for the whole of December.

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Town gets set for Christmas switch-on

Monday, November 25, 2019

Hunstanton's Christmas switch on will bring a host of events and attractions to the resort.

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Care home rated 'outstanding'

Monday, November 25, 2019

A town's care home has been rated 'outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Beavers set to return to Norfolk

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Beavers are set to be released on a country estate to boost wetland habitats.

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Road closure warning for resort

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Drivers have been warned a busy road in a seaside town will be closed for five days for repairs.

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As a 23-year-old pilot flying the RAF's fastest jet, David Jones and 74 Squadron's top guns were our first line of defence if the Cold War ever warmed up.

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Drivers have been warned a busy road in a seaside town could be closed for up to five days for repairs.

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Plans for major redevelopments have been unveiled in Hunstanton.

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High school 'requires improvement'

Monday, November 4, 2019

A high school has been told it "requires improvement" in a newly-published Ofsted report.

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CCTV cameras have been installed in boys and girls toilets at a Norfolk high school.

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Rare Australian jellyfish have arrived at a well-known tourist attractions.

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A message in a bottle sent from the Norfolk coastline has been discovered by a Lincolnshire litterpicker.

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Basking shark seen off Norfolk

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

A basking shark has been sighted off the Norfolk coast.

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Coast road closures start today

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Part of the main A149 coast road will be closed for almost a fortnight from this morning.

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Drivers face almost a fortnight of road closures on the A149 at Hunstanton.

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A Norfolk town has been remembering the life of a popular teacher and cricketer after he lost his battle with a long illness.

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Despite waves crashing against the promenade this morning, Hunstanton has not been impacted by high tide according to the Environment Agency.

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Some of Norfolk's coastal roads and footpaths could be flooded today with high tides forecast.

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Controversial plans to squeeze a new house in-between two already standing are set to be rejected.

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There were thrills and spills as competitors took to the mean streets of Hunstanton for the Searles Soap Box Derby.

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A major development is in the pipeline for the site of a seafront night club which burned down more than two decades ago.

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Coast road closures start on Monday

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Part of the busy A149 coast road will be closed from Monday.

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Crowds will be lining the streets of Hunstanton tomorrow as the Searles Soap Box Derby races through town. Here's all you need to know about this madcap event.

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Crowds will be lining the streets in Hunstanton this weekend as the Searles Soap Box Derby races through town. Here's all you need to know.

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A popular town mayor has resigned, saying she is 'physically and mentally exhausted'.

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Go-karts to race through Norfolk town

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Homemade go-karts will race through the hilly streets of a coastal town.

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Two sea mines found on beach

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Two Mark 6 sea mines were discovered on a Norfolk beach.

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Moth hunters swoop on allotments

Monday, September 2, 2019

You wouldn't want this lot in your wardrobe. Moth hunters were called in by allotment holders to see how many species they could find.

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A lifeboat has been launched to rescue people cut off by the tide.

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Wolf returns to Hunstanton cliffs

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

A wooden wolf which commemorates a blood-curdling legend has returned to its cliff-top lair.

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An open air screening of Mamma Mia is set to go ahead despite a miserable weather forecast.

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A popular tourist attraction is celebrating 90 years of sea trips.

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Travellers have set up a cliff-top camp in a seaside resort.

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A round-Britain beach clean is coming to Norfolk.

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Street art in a seaside town encourages locals and holidaymakers to splash with no trash.

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From King's Lynn to Great Yarmouth, we've got more beaches than you can shake a bucket and spade at. But how well do you know them..?

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Grab that bucket and spade and head for Hunny to help the lifeboat.

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A madcap seaside soap box derby is shifting up a gear.

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A popular coastal carnival has been cancelled.

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New light was shed on victims of the 1953 floods hours after a new heritage centre opened in the town where they were swept away by the sea.

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Police were called to deal with an "intoxicated" man on a bus, before he was taken to hospital.

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A former bank has been converted into a heritage centre, showcasing the history of a coastal town.

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Open air cinema returns to Hunstanton with two screenings this summer.

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A red distress flare sparked a full-scale search and rescue operation.

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When Helen met John on an online dating site, he was music to her ears.

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New funding means important bird species will be protected by a warden.

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Families have raised concerns that building three new houses on a busy road in west Norfolk would make the road more dangerous.

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A 96-year-old man with dementia died after a number of falls, a court was told.

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A crisp packet has been found in near perfect condition after spending two decades in the ground.

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A trio of oarswomen have abandoned their attempt to row around Norfolk.

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A lifeboat has been launched to the assistance of a female rowing team.

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A chip shop owner caught drink-driving at almost twice the limit has been banned from the roads for 12 months.

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An air ambulance was called to a west Norfolk town yesterday after a teenager became ill.

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Norfolk's most unusual listed landmark is a road sign at Overstrand.

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Average speed cameras are set to be installed on the A149 between King's Lynn and Snettisham this summer

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Campaigners are set to reveal how their bid to reopen the railway line between King's Lynn and Hunstanton is progressing.

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A lane has been named after a much-loved former allotments chairman.

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People can have their say over future development in west Norfolk.

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The Hunstanton RNLI Lifeboat rushed out to a fishing boat after getting reports that someone on board had collapsed.

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Plans to demolish a former print works to build flats have been resubmitted after councillors turned them down last year.

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A chop shop owner fined almost £50,000 for food hygiene breaches has had the penalty reduced by £32,000.

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After the success of the inaugural #lovewestnorfolkday last year, it is back for 2019.

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A home owner is attempting to expand a four-bedroom house to seven bedrooms after initially trying to more than double its size.

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West Norfolk woke up to a scattering of snow - but more could follow.

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